470 Gold Medalist Kevin Burnham (Miami, Fla.) will appear live from Athens on NBCís TODAY show tomorrow morning. The live interview is scheduled to air between 0830 and 0900 EDT on Friday, August 27. Burnham and skipper Paul Foerster (Rockwall, Texas) won the gold medal last Saturday in the 470 Menís competition.
Updated schedule for sailing coverage on the NBC Cable Network: the final
two shows are scheduled for:
- Thursday, August 26 – midnight on the Bravo network
- Saturday, August 28 – 4:00pm on CNBC
For further updates on the TV schedule, visit the NBC Olympics website at
Last Tuesday, USA’s Yngling team of Carol Cronin (Jamestown, R.I.), Liz
Filter (Stevensville, Md.) and Nancy Haberland (Annapolis, Md.) were chosen
to star in a segment with Al Roker on the Today Show. The setting was the
USA House, where the U.S. Olympic Committee entertains VIPs, administrators
and athletes in Athens. Liz Filter took the lead in “giving Roker a tour,”
and Roker asked questions about the team while the tour was underway. The
USA House is in downtown Athens, far away from the Agios Kosmas Sailing
Center in Glyfada, where the sailing events have taken place. Its balcony
looks out over the Acropolis.
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